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Miguel Cabrera

Miguel Cabrera Miguel Cabrera was born on April 18, 1983 in Maracay, Aragua State, Venezuela, and is a MLB first baseman playing for the Detroit Tigers. He bats and throws with right hand. He cemented his place in All-Star Team five times and has been selected to the National League All-Star Team in the years 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2007 and the American League All-Star Team in the year 2010.

Cabrera made his MLB debut in the month of June 2003 for the Florida Marlins. He is the only player to make a debut at the age of 20 for the Florida marlins. In his 1st Major league game he scored a walk off home run subsequent to Josh Bard in the year 2002 and Billy Parker in the year 1972. He is the 3rd player since the year 1900 to score a game winning home run in his big league debut. Miguel Cabrera’s postseason helped out Florida Marlins to a World Series championship win over the New York Yankees and also placed him on the cover of ESPN “The Magazine” during offseason.

In the National League division Series against the San Francisco Giants he batted with an average of .286 with three RBI. In game four of World Series, Cabrera had the at-bat that cleared his postseason. In his 1st season Cabrera batted with an average of .268 with 12 home runs, 62 RBI and also scored 39 runs, 21 doubles and 3 triples in 87 games he played.

Teams-

Florida Marlins (2003 to 2007)
Detroit Tigers (2008 to present)

Career Highlights and Awards-

2 times Silver Slugger Award winner
American League home run champion in the year 2008